Periculum[1] was the incantation of a charm that allowed the caster to send out bursting red sparks from their wand.[1]


The sparks were firework-like in appearance,and had a vast range, shooting up to a great height, then hovering in the spot where the caster aimed. Much like a Muggle flare gun, the spell was used to signal that one was in danger, and thus in need of help.[1]


Periculum is Latin for "danger".

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (film) - Chapter 23 (The Enchanted Maze)
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